The movie version of the 2010 Chilean mine collapse that trapped 33 workers for weeks has found a leading man. Mike Medavoy recently announced at the Cannes Film Festival that Antonio Banderas is set to star in the movie. According to Variety, the project will be called "The 33," as it dramatizes the story of […]
Antonio Banderas will be playing “Super Mario” in an upcoming movie. But no, the Desperado actor won’t be using an Italian accent, jumping on goombas, and kicking around turtle shells in a movie based on the classic video game. Banderas will be playing Mario Sepulveda, aka “Super Mario,” in a movie about the 33 Chilean [...]Show More Summary
He won't be dealing with any oversized mushrooms, but Antonio Banderas has landed the role of Super Mario in The 33. The upcoming film will focus on the amazing true story of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days...Show More Summary
Huffington Post reports that Antonio Banderas will star in The 33, which tells the story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 68 days in 2010 after the Atacama desert mine where the men were working caved-in. The … Continue reading ?
Rodrigo Santoro also on board.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Antonio Banderas will star in a movie as one of the 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for more than two months...
It's been nearly three years since the headline-making Chilean miner accident captivated millions around the world as an international effort was made to save 33 miners who became trapped in a copper and gold mine, half a mile beneath the surface, for 69 dyas. Show More Summary
Patricia Riggen is directing this true story about the thirty-three Chilean miners, who were rescued after being trapped for 69 days in 2010. [...]
The Chilean miners trapped underground for 69 days back in 2010 are about to get moviefied in The 33, starring Antonio Banderas as Mario Sepulveda, "the charismatic miner known as 'Super Mario.'" Mexico's Patricia Riggen (Girl in Progress, La Misma Luna) will direct, with production set to take place in ... More »
The August 2010 Copiapó, Chile mining accident that left 33 miners trapped undergound for 69 days was huge around-the-clock news and it was only time before a movie was made about the incident with the rights sold to producer Mike Medavoy. Show More Summary
Antonio Banderas will play Mario Sepulveda, aka Super Mario, in The 33, the feature version of the saga of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro are also joining the ensemble. Show More Summary
AS CHILE’S mining minister in 2010, Laurence Golborne presided over the remarkable rescue of 33 miners trapped underground in the Atacama Desert, in an operation that lasted 69 days. Mr Golborne’s campaign for the Chilean presidency lasted slightly longer—but not much. Show More Summary
Underscoring the turmoil ripping through the world’s biggest gold miner in the wake of a court order suspending its Chilean Pascua-Lama project, Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) reported that three top executives from its South America operations have resigned, including the president, Guillermo Calo, who was appointed to the position just last July. Pascua-Lama is one [...]
Underscoring the turmoil ripping through the world's biggest gold miner in the wake of a court order suspending its Chilean Pascua-Lama project, Barrick Gold reported that three top executives from its South America operations have resigned,...Show More Summary
A court-ordered halt to Barrick's Chilean Pascua Lama mine development is just industry's latest setback.
After Barrick Gold became the latest miner to have a development project halted in South America, investors need to ask whether the continent will lose its sheen as an attractive haven for mining. A Chilean appeals court ordered Barrick...Show More Summary
MEMC subsidiary will build a plant to supply 15% of Chilean miner CAP's power needs.
The Outlaw Sea author William Langewiesche has a new ebook out in the “Single” format, Finding the Devil: Darkness, Light, and the Untold Story of the Chilean Mine Disaster, about the 2010 disaster that left 33 miners trapped for nearly...Show More Summary
As the 33 Chilean miners, trapped for two months beneath ground in 2010, reminded us, mining is dangerous business. And other factors, such as labor shortages and deposits that are increasingly harder to get to, also make the old school industry ripe for a twenty-first century overhaul. Several mining companies [...]